Iowa holds off Northwestern comeback, 55-45
March 1, 2018

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INDIANAPOLIS - The Hawkeyes (24-6 overall) raced to a 22-1 lead after the first quarter Thursday and eliminated Northwestern (12-20) from the Big Ten Tournament, 55-45, inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Iowa advances to a quarterfinal matchup against Minnesota (22-7) on Friday at approximately 1:30 p.m. (CT).

The win is Iowa's eighth in a row, dating back to Jan. 28 against Nebraska, which is also the last time the Hawkeyes didn't hold an upper hand after 10 minutes.

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